Fellowship Housing’s Silver Gala Celebrates 25 Years of Helping Single Moms Avoid Homelessness

 Over 270 people attended Fellowship Housing’s Silver Gala, their 9th annual event which also marked the organization’s 25th anniversary on Saturday night. Guests gathered at the Chicago Marriott Northwest in Hoffman Estates to celebrate and support Fellowship Housing’s efforts to empower single moms who are either homeless or one small crisis away from homelessness. In addition to cocktails, dinner, live ... Read more...

VIDEO: 4th Annual Hope’s In Style Student Fashion Show Raises Funds for 7 New Homes in Guatemala City

 Local volunteers will build seven new homes this summer for Guatemala City families living in extreme poverty thanks to those who came out to support Sunday’s BHS-student produced Hopes in Style fashion show at Stonegate Conference & Banquet Centre in Hoffman Estates. That brings the total number of homes built by the Hope’s In organization to more than 20 in ... Read more...

Guess Where Wednesday Mystery Photo Contest : Walk This Way

 It’s Wednesday! And that means it’s time to share our new mystery photo of the week plus reveal the winner of last week’s contest. First, let’s take a look at our new mystery photo. This one might have you scratching your head but, if you live in Barrington, chances are your feet walk this floor frequently. Can you guess where ... Read more...

Good Works: BHS Code Red Club Hosts Basketball Tournament for Local Charities

 Nets swished and buzzers sounded as Code Red hosted their annual 3×3 charity basketball tournament. Code Red is a club at Barrington High School that focuses on serving the community through fundraising and volunteering. High school students of all grades and skill levels were eligible to compete in Saturday’s tournament, and the extensive turnout provided for an exuberant and vying ... Read more...

355. VIDEO: Barrington Giving Day Volunteers Bring Goods, Gifts & Joy to Barrington 220 Families in Need

 Thousands of Barrington 220 children and parents will be having a brighter – and warmer – holiday season thanks to the efforts of hundreds more volunteers behind Barrington Giving Day. The annual day of giving took place Saturday at Station Middle School where those in need came to receive needed goods and gifts, warm coats and more, donated by the ... Read more...

351. Lake Barrington Shores Donates $2,500 to Cuba Township Food Pantry

 Lake Barrington Shores is celebrating “Giving Tuesday” today by donating $2,500 from this year’s Run the Shores at Lake Barrington 5K to the Cuba Township Food Pantry. Run the Shores is Lake Barrington Shores’  annual 5K and one-mile fun run/walk in September to benefit the Cuba Township Food Pantry and Cuba Cares. Runners and walkers wind their way throughout Lake ... Read more...

287. ALS Walk for Life Sparks Fond Memories of North Barrington’s Paul Launer

 It’s been nearly three months since the community lost Paul Launer, a North Barrington father-of-two who passed away on July 3rd after a four-year battle with ALS. Diagnosed in June of 2011, Paul never ceased to stand up to his debilitating disease, publicly championing the call for more research to find a cure. Because of Paul’s lasting legacy and commitment ... Read more...

286. Barrington Teams Join Forces & Set New ALS Walk for Life Record

 Three Barrington teams joined forces to raise over $215,000 in Sunday’s 14th Annual Les Turner ALS Walk For Life. To reach that record breaking number, the teams collectively raised over $100,000, triggering a $100,000 matching donation from the Foglia Family Foundation. Over 200 Barrington area residents joined more than 7,000 participants in Sunday’s Walk for Life at Soldier Field. The ... Read more...

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